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Rihanna sends $5,000 check to Barrington High

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Singer Rihanna, who performed a brief concert March 22 at Barrington High School, has sent the school district a $5,000 check to offset the school's expenses from the show.

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Singer Rihanna, seen here during the Grammy Awards, has sent Barrington Unit District 220 a $5,000 check to offset the school's expenses from her March 22 show at Barrington High.

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More than three months after Rihanna's appearance at Barrington High School, her camp has sent along a $5,000 check to offset expenses of her brief visit and pay for future student needs. The "Don't Stop the Music" and "What's My Name" singer visited the school March 22 as the grand prize for winning her "Shine Bright Like a Diamond" contest.Barrington Unit District 220 officials responded with gratitude to the singer's donation. "We're certainly gratified to receive a contribution from her," Spokesman Jeff Arnett said.
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    • Singer Rihanna, who performed a brief concert March 22 at Barrington High School, has sent the school district a $5,000 check to offset the school’s expenses from the show.
    • Singer Rihanna, seen here during the Grammy Awards, has sent Barrington Unit District 220 a $5,000 check to offset the school’s expenses from her March 22 show at Barrington High.
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